ruby %w equivalent

Antoine De Groote antoine at vo.lu
Tue Sep 26 12:13:34 CEST 2006


Antoine De Groote wrote:
> Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>> * John Machin (24 Sep 2006 15:32:20 -0700)
>>> Antoine De Groote wrote:
>>>> is there a python equivalent for the ruby %w operator?
>>>> %w{a b c} creates an array with strings "a", "b", and "c" in ruby...
>>>>
>>> | >>> "a b c".split()
>>> | ['a', 'b', 'c']
>>>
>>> ... appears to match your single example.
>>
>> Something wrong with "list('abc')"? Or is it too simple?!
>>
>> Thorsten
> 
> As far as I can tell this works for single characters only. You're not 
> able to split words, as in "one two three".split().
> 
> Regards,
> antoine

And this is what Georg Brandl already posted. Sorry!



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